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competitors which means the u.s. would become even more dependent on oil from a very dangerous and unstable region. we could end up indirectly funding groups that want to harm americans. hopefully the oil spill will be the wake-up call we need to finally kick our dependence on foreign oil. but a boycott of bp is not the answer. it puts our tax dollars on the line and our safety at risk. so ultimately, we can pay at the pump now or pay the piper later. i choose to fill up my tank at a bp pump. coming up, a mixed job report out today. the president says congress needs to do more. things like pass unemployment benefits and stimulate small business. governor ed rendell of pennsylvania joins me ahead and rnc chairman michael steele is under fire pep says afghanistan was president obama's war of choice. those comments making a lot of waves today. all that, plus lindsey graham slams the tea party and sarah palin celebrates an anniversary. so do we. you're watching "the ed show" onm snbc. could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? does a former drill sergeant
in the playbook. this is the story that has me fired up tonight. america is laser focused on a u.s. da special shirley sherrod. folks what, we have here is a manufactured story supplied by a hate merchant and, of course, it was cooked up and promoted by the right wing network across the street, sold as a racial hate story. and a white house that clearly overreacted without the having all the facts. the white house just can't stand up to fox news, can they? i think that is the bottom line. when are they going to learn? of course, now, they're worried about what glen beck is going to say because glen beck went after van jones and they buckled. when the hate merchant himself blogger andrew breitbart posted fake videos of a primp and hooker asking for help at a a.c. o.r.n. office, democrats just caved. now to the issue at hand. shirley sherrod, the target of the right wing's latest smear attack falls victim for a while. the way this played out it, sure seems to me the white house threw her under the bus early on because they were just afraid of fox news because fox said it, it must be right. breit
details about the pakistani government, rerouting u.s. aid to the taliban, and just today news that the united states can't account for 95% of the money in the iraqi oil fund. nearly $9 billion. they don't know where it is. this is the money that according to the bush/cheney crowd was supposed to pay to rebuild iraq. you should also know that so far the united states has committed more than 53 billion taxpayer dollars to the reconstruction effort. for more let's bring in ohio congressman dennis kucinich who introduced a resolution today to get the united states military out of pakistan. congressman, good to have you with us çtonight. the vote just went down. what is going on? we talk about how the infrastructure of this country is being sacrificed for a policy in afghanistan that nobody knows what it is and can't define it and yet we keep pouring billion of dollars into this thing is this going to hurt the democratic party? what do you think? >> i think that the democrats who are elected to end the war, not just in the iraq, but they were elected by an american public that wa
? well, that's not my job as a u.s. senator. >> not her job? >> i am not in the business of creating jobs. >> to me it seems like the only job sharron angle wants to fight for is hers. >> the job harry reid ought to be worried about is holding her accountable for all the skoe talk she's throwing out there. she's a walking talking gift and i mean a gift to the reid campaign and the democrats. just in the last couple weeks, she's called bp's $20 billion escrow account a slush fund? she said that rape victims should make lemons into lemonade and let's not forget this dandy about the unemployed. >> how would you have voted on that bill to extend unemployment benefits? >> i would have voted no because the truth about it is they keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does. >> now, does that sound like a candidate that has a grip on what's going on out there in america right now? come on, harry. she is handing you this thing. and your silence is absolutely deafening. h
they can do for the shareholders. >> we've set up this organization in the u.s. as gulf coast restoration organization not to contain any liabilities but to demonstrate that commitment very long-term to funneling it resources to meet our commitments in the u.s. we have shareholders and investors. we need to shore up liquidity and bring cash into the company to make sure we can meet those commitments. we will be selling noncore assets internationally. i think people should take comfort for that. it's going to be a strong company. we want to make sure we can meet our commitments and then rebuild the company to be able to grow for success. >> we need to screw the fish fishermen. the shareholders, these are the people that will bp really cares about. i don't think they give a damn about the people in the gulf person sonly. they care about the money, the color of oil is green. they care about pleasing the people that keep lining their pockets. bp doesn't have the money to pay the fishermen. but they are still finding plenty of doug to crank out the commercials. >> i'm darrell willis. i oversee
to free clinics.u.s. also, we're heading down to new orleans for a free clinic at the convention center next month. your donations and all kinds of volunteers are definitely needed. i hope you can help us out. coming up, the nooutdster is on a nonstop mission to smear the president. today he took it to a new low. congressman jim moran returning fire next on "the ed show." stay with us. ♪ [ male announcer ] anything mayo can do we can do bolder. ♪ the choice is yours. are you up for some sandwich kicking flavor? are you miracle whip? ♪ with my money. they charged me a small fortune, but i never really knew what they were doing. so i switched to e-trade. it's high-tech, easy to use, low cost. i can screen investments, analyze them, diversify properly, track everything, even on my smartphone. and help is available any time. it's transformed my investing. experience high-tech investing at e-trade. >>> finally tonight on the ed show, in the clearest indication yet that he newt gingrich is serious about a bid for the white house, he gave a national security speech today that was full of
that he wasn't a u.s. citizen, which members of congress, republican members have focused on. >> disfocus the country. that's what they have been doing all along. >> they might increase anger but here's what they are finding they are representing the whirlwind because some of the anger they are creating is coming back and knocking off a multi-term senator like bob bennett or chasing a charlie crist out of the republican party and arlen specter out of republican party. when you preach a politics that's about who are we mad at and who are we afraid of, you often find that it comes back and bites you, too, and that's what they are finding. >> governor kaine, good to have you with us tonight. >> thanks aloud, ed. >> for more, let's bring in the founding editor of "the huffington post." roy, if the democrats are going to get this momentum this summer, conventional wisdom is it's going to be president obama, but the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows that with white voters president obama is struggling. right now he's at an approval rating of 36%. a year ago it was 49%. disapprove
not likely the magazine is a fabrication. a u.s. official said this morning it appears to be authentic. >>> finally today is canada day. which we hereby recognize on the ed show". ed is currently in canada enjoying fishing from our neighbors to the north and should he get ill, he can take advantage of their fine single pair health care system. thank you for your method electric by lingual politeness and the adorable way you pronounce sorry. also for steve nash. yea, canada. coming up, the working poor are big business. loan sharks preying on the financially vulnerable and getting rich. gary rivlin exposed how seedy the business is and joins me next. oh, phillips' col health probiotic plus fiber. how's it work? ok, she's gas. he's constipation... why am i constipation? ...he's diarrhea. and our special fiber helps our probiotics so that you can show those symptoms who's in charge. this isn't even floor. [ elevator bell dings ] stop it. hello? you spotted a million dollar accounting error that no one else noticed. that was pretty sweet. but you did have eight layers of sweet crunchy back
by going to free clinics.u.s. also, we're heading down to new orleans for a free clinic at the convention center next month. your donations and all kinds of volunteers definitely are needed. please help us out. up next, snooki's behind bars. now liz winstead may not have a spray tan or be sporting a six-pack, but she can fist pump like a champ. i know, she's up next in club ed. stay with us. i just told him, do your best. build a car you're proud of. ♪ of course, winning's not bad either. the subaru forester. the most award-winning small suv. isn't it nice when honest virtues win ? >>> welcome back. if it's friday, it's time for club ed with liz winstead, cocreator of the daily show". liz is fantastic. i got to tell you, she knocked it out of the park in las vegas. our team was absolutely in stitches at the net roots nation convention. i got to tell everybody how great you are, and you got a performance come up at comics on august 5th, 6th andth at comics in new york city. great to have you with us tonight. >> ed -- >> yes. >> what just happened with heidi harris? seriously, if you were
this country. we've heard that a lot, haven't we? according to u.s. small business administration, american small businesses employ just over half of all private sector employees. and have generateded 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years. president obama knows small business is the key to turning this whole economy around. he came to a tasty sub shop in edison, new jersey, today to deliver this message. >> surely democrats and republicans ought to be able to agree on this bill. and when i had a conversation with mitch mcconnell and john boehner yesterday, i told them that the provision of this bill are things that the republican party has said it supported for years, helping small businesses, cutting taxes, making credit available. this is as american as apple pie. >> yeah, it is. but the pie doesn't taste good to the republicans. mr. president, because they want to see you fail. no matter what you hear from wall street experts about the economy, president obama has done more for american business than any president in my lifetime in such a short period of time. we bailed out the big
,000. that is the government allowing that to happen. that's not obama allowing it to happen. it's our u.s. coast guard, thad allen is a buffoon. he needs to be gone. salazar needs to be gone and obama needs to come out of this like he should which is a leader. >> mike is, good to have you with us. now let's get rapid fire response from our panel on these stories tonight. rand paul is heading to manhattan for a high-priced tight tie fund-raiser with multimillionaire steve forbes. so much for being a man of the people. >>> democrats are split over the justice department lawsuit against arizona's harsh anti-immigration law. this could have a major impact on the race in november. >>> and rnc chairman michael steele, well, he bags on his scheduled appearance at the aspen ideas festival after his controversial comments about afghanistan being president obama's war. with us tonight, jack rice, criminal defense attorney and former cia officer and also with us tonight, john fury, republican strategist. i don't know, john, you've been around this political circle a long time. how the hell do you raise money when you'
. according to the "washington post," the u.s. chamber of commerce spent time at their jobs fair ripping the obama administration for dumping onerous regulations on businesses. they claim the president has created an environmentç of uncertainty which is causing firms to hold back on hiring, give me a break. look at their profits. they're using regulation as an excuse to be tight with a buck and defeat the democrats. wall street and big businesses are making record profits while millions of americans have nothing? zero? nada? and are losing their homes? the last report i saw said that we could lose 1 million homes this year. but meantime, jp more than chase just reported a 76% increase in profit for the second quarter. let me ask you the profound question tonight, my friends. how did you do in the second quarter? did your family do a 76% increase or better? i doubt it. the last remnants of the most selfish generation are trying to droi obama's agenda before it ever has a chance to work. according to the same article in the "washington post," a survey a month ago of more than 1,000 chief
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